Ulrike Witt - McDermott Will & Emery


Ulrike Witt advises companies, managing directors, shareholders, insolvency administrators, investors, and creditors on restructuring and insolvency law as well as corporate law. She focuses on restructuring companies that are experiencing crises and bankruptcy situations. This includes all aspects of both outside and inside of insolvency proceedings restructuring solutions (debtor-in-possession, insolvency plan proceedings, debt restructuring, advice of directors and shareholders).


Ulrike advised:

  • Various international companies in the retail/fashion sector on restructurings outside of insolvency proceedings
  • SIGNA in connection with the restructuring of Karstadt Warenhaus, the second largest department store operator in Germany.

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  • The Best Lawyers in Germany, “Ones to Watch” in Mergers and Acquisitions Law and Corporate Law, 2022 to 2024


Higher Regional Court of Düsseldorf, Second State Exam, 2014
University of Auckland, LLM, 2009
University of Trier, First State Exam, 2008
University of Trier, Subject-specific language training (FFA) (English and Spanish), 2006 – 2007


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